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Ruby Harwood Tyson
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1929
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 30, 2011
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA

KANNAPOLIS - Mrs. Ruby Harwood Basinger Tyson, 81, formerly of Florence Avenue, passed away Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at Big Elm Nursing Center in Kannapolis.

A funeral service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, at Eastwood Baptist Church. Rev. Randall Ritchie will officiate. Interment will follow at Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. Wednesday at the church. At other times, the family will be at the home of a daughter, Cheryl Jones, 2213 Kenwood Drive, Kannapolis.

Mrs. Tyson was born Feb. 23, 1929, in Rowan County. She was a daughter of the late James Franklin Harwood and Dezzie Holt Harwood.

She retired from Puritan Laundry. She was a member of Eastwood Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Bill Basinger, who died Dec. 1972 and her second husband, James Tyson, who died March 2009; brother, David Harwood; two sisters, Linda Plyler and Jewel Williams; and two grandchildren, Ronald Pickrel and Scott Sanders.

Mrs. Tyson is survived by three daughters, Cheryl Jones and husband, Larry, of Kannapolis, Peggy Pickrel and husband, Ronald, of Davidson and Pam Ailshie and husband, Allen, of Salisbury; son, Jimmy Basinger and wife, Cindy of Salisbury; two sisters, Patricia "Trish" Aycock of China Grove and Shirley Harwood of Kannapolis; 10 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Remembrances may be sent to the family at www.ladysfuneralhome.com. Lady's Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family of Mrs. Tyson.

Published in Concord & Kannapolis Independent Tribune on February 1, 2011
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Franklin Harwood (1900 - 1981)
  Dezzie Holt Harwood (1902 - 1970)
 
 Sibling:
  Jewel Harwood Williams (1926 - 1998)*
  Ruby Harwood Tyson (1929 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Carolina Memorial Park
Concord (Cabarrus County)
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: J L
Record added: Feb 01, 2011
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Ruby <i>Harwood</i> Tyson
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